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GRUB 1.99 CentOS 7

I just added CentOS 7 to an existing Ubuntu system (using GRUB 1.99). When I do a grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg, it detects the CentOS, and adds two entries (one looks like normal, one like ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu from within CentOS 7 VPS?

My VPS hosting provider's panel is bugged, and I'm stuck with CentOS 7, can't re-image to another linux distro (contacting support hasn't been successful, they tell me it's fixed and close my ticket, ...
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what can be the reason for no permission even using root or sudo

When root or using sudo, I cannot write to some files. I have a file fileA with permissions 750 fileA rwxr_x___ root root When I run a program as root or using sudo, the system prompt is: no ...
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iconv supports too few encoding

iconv -l outputs too few encodings on CentOS 6.5: $ iconv -l 10646-1:1993, 10646-1:1993/UCS4, ANSI_X3.4-1968, ANSI_X3.4-1986, ANSI_X3.4, ASCII, CP367, CSASCII, CSUCS4, IBM367, ISO-10646, ...
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How can I install my script into the user's $HOME/.bin (or $HOME/bin) directory and make sure that is in their PATH?

Edit: places where I said $HOME/.bin I should have written $HOME/bin or any equivalent is fine. So I have a bash script which I am distributing as a client for my API. Current version installs like ...
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Add centos6 to grub menu list from separate HDD

I have installed Centos6 on a separate hard drive from my ubuntu 13.04 installation. On /dev/sda I have ubuntu and windows dual booting, and that works fine /dev/sdb is my centos installation, and ...
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ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: NO)

So at first I was getting this error when trying to create databases for use in phpmyadmin. ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2) I ...
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Issue in connecting to some specific remote machines from linux machine

Being in network. Consider my machine IP Address is 172.10.40.198 having CentOS. I am trying to connect to IP addresses 172.10.40.(200-203) which are installed as test vms with CentOS on Ubuntu ...
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chroot on OSX as a different OS

I was wondering if anyone has been able to use chroot on OSX to run another OS (ubuntu, centos). I know that they are very different, but almost everything I want to use this for wouldn't care about ...
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Ubuntu - Clone Terminal Window with SSH Connection

I've used some windows SSH programs, which allow me to spawn new windows based on my current SSH connection. Is there an easy way to "clone" my terminal window that is connected to a different ...
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Can i press the number '7' on my keyboard and make it insert ' a string ' instead of '7' ?

I am using centos linux 6.4 desktop ( minimal desktop ) i am looking for a solution so that when i press the number '7' on my keyboard.. it will insert a string rather than '7'... the numbers on ...
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downloading a large file stops all network activety from that disk

I have a server that freeqently downloads large files, the problem is every time it's downloading a file, it stops all network activety from that disk. in the output bellow you can see that network ...
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Possible to use “screen” over SSH in script?

I am having this interesting problem, where I would like to start this command nc -l 8023 | zfs receive tank3/pro1 on a remote host 10.10.10.11. If I run ssh -n 10.10.10.11 'nohup nc -l 8023 | ...
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Internet access ok on host, fails from guest unless host is using VPN

I have a Vagrant-provisioned CentOS guest on an Ubuntu host. Internet access from host is absolutely fine. But Internet access from guest often fails unless host is using VPN. For example: Host ...
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Bash Completion: Ubuntu vs CentOS

CentOS: curl -Sso ~/Des[TAB] autocompletes to: curl -Sso ~/Desktop/ Ubuntu: curl -Sso ~/Des[TAB] does NOTHING. I can "fix" this by uninstalling bash-completion, but that's not a real fix. ...
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Time not set properly when dual booting CentOS and Ubuntu

I have setup my Notebook to dual boot for CentOS 6.3 (64-bit) and Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit) and both have been configured for ntp (network time protocol) with proper time zones (India). But they are ...
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How do I automate removing a symlink and adding a new one

Basically I want to create a quick set of commands so that I can type into the terminal and have it do this: cd /path/to/folder/of/symlink sudo rm -f symlink sudo ln -s /new/path/of/symlink cd ...
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Virtualbox: How to access web server on guest OS from the host OS?

After a lot of RTFM'ing and reading forums, I am still having problems and need some advice. I use Virtualbox on Ubuntu and installed a Centos server as a guest. My problem is that I cannot access the ...
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“FATAL: could not read from the boot medium! system halted”

I've a problem with Virtual Box, I cannot access to a CentOS virtual machine. I'm using a openfiler local server connected to my network.In addition, I can access to all the other LUN disks that I've ...
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Changing colors of linux command line mode

I've recently installed an ubuntu 10.04 server LTS and found out that it looked more attractive to me. Is there a way to get the same coloring mode on CentOS 5/6? Also, the current user@host on ...
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How to connect FortiGate1 SSL VPN remote access from Fedora/CentOS/Ubuntu Linux?

How can i connect to FortiGate1 SSL VPN Remote Access router from Fedora/CentOS or Ubuntu/Debian? It only working with Windows Internet explorer for the moment using Vbox (But i cant use Windows only ...
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Proper way to start xvfb on startup on centos?

I'm following this tutorial, and I want to know the equivalent centos-version of this ubuntu-specific step: You may receive a few warnings regarding fonts and such, but it’ll still work despite ...
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How to print in linux? I have a Canon PIXMA iP3600 connected to my USB0

When I type lsusb I can see the USB is showing as connected to Canon. However when I do lpr print.pdf it doesn't print anything at all. How can I fix it so that I can print using the command lpr?
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Ohphone - where to download for CentOS/Fedora distributions?

I'm using a project which mentioned I need to used ohphone. However I can't find any Fedora/CentOS versions of ohphone that work with OpenH323. Does anyone know where I could find that?
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How to install H.239? From the H323plus or openh323gk or where?

I have downloaded this, but i dont see in the ./configure output anything related to h.239. Any idea? downloaded ex: http://waix.dl.sourceforge.net/project/openh323gk/Sources/2.3.3/ config.status: ...
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Connect to Ubuntu remote desktop from CentOS

I have started up a vncserver on my home computer, running Ubuntu 10.10. I enabled the ability for users to connect, and made it require a password yesterday I tested this from Ubuntu by typing ...
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Copy from remote server to my laptop via ssh

I am on centos server (via SSH) and I don't want to open file manager to copy dump file. What comand whould I use (scp or what) to copy that file from remote server directly to my comp. like cp ...
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VirtualBox problems writing to shared folders (Guest Additions installed)

I am trying to setup a shared folder from the host (ubuntu 10.10) to mount on a virtualized CentOS 5.5 with Guest Additions (4.0.0) installed (Guest addition features are working ie. seamless mode ...
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How to have user's passwords remembered in Linux?

How to I get linux to stop prompting me for a password and remember it? For instance, when using the root user, I always get prompted, but I would rather only be prompted once per user session.
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How to connect to my VM and host without Ethernet

I am using VMWare player on Ubuntu to run a CentOS VM. I usually connect to it using Bridged and an Ethernet connection and specify a static ip for the VM. How would I connect to my VM without an ...
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Market Share Points of Linux Server Distributions [closed]

Which distribution does have best market share rates? Is it still CentOS? I'm guessing Ubuntu server has already overtaken others. But I'm not sure. Is there a reliable document about this?
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Problem with shared ssh keys

Following the process I've used in other environments, I've tried setting-up shared keys between my Mac and my CentOS 4 webserver. I've seen the same problem with my older Ubuntu 7.10 workstation ...